William Fleming Schrimsher(1839 - 1902)
Home State: Alabama
Branch of Service: Infantry
Unit: 4th Alabama Infantry
Before the Antietam Campaign:
He was a married farmer from Huntsville, AL when he enlisted as Private on 26 April 1861 in Company F, 4th Alabama Infantry. He was present with his Company in engagements from First to Second Manassas.
In the Antietam Campaign:
Present in action on South Mountain and at Sharpsburg.
The remainder of the War:
Present with his Company in action in most engagements to Chickamauga, GA where he was wounded on 19 September 1863. No additional record.
References, Sources, and other notes:
Basic information from State of Alabama1, which has him as William F. Schrimscher. His gravesite is on Findagrave. Caroline Schrimsher, widow, filed for pension #37452, unknown date.
|Birth Date: 03/23/1839 Place of Birth: Limestone County, AL |
Death Date: 10/15/1902 Death Place: Limestone County, AL Burial Place: Cummings Cemetery, East Limestone, AL
1 State of Alabama, Dept. of Archives & History, Alabama Civil War Service Database, Published 2004, first accessed 01 January 2010, <http://www.archives.state.al.us/civilwar/index.cfm>, Source page: various [AotW citation 15660]
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